ITN-BUET News

Masons in Tarabo are capacitated to construct septic tank and soak pit following BNBC

Tarabo Paurashava arranged a two-day long training during 4-5 September 2022 on sanitation containment systems (septic tank, soak well, pit latrine) for mason, work assistant/ engineer and constructor together with Unicef and ITN-BUET.

September 05, 2022

Masons in Homna are capacitated to construct septic tank and soak pit following BNBC

Homna Paurashava organized a two-day long training during 23-24 August 2022 on sanitation containment systems (septic tank, soak well, pit latrine) for mason, work assistant/ engineer and constructor together with UNICEF and ITN-BUET.

August 24, 2022

Step ahead towards CWIS Mentor Cities

Several cities in Bangladesh are leading the safely managed sanitation movement in the country and have the potential to become mentors for Citywide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS). An indicator-based data collection tool was developed following the CWIS 32 matrix to assess the potentiality of cities to become mentors. The tool has been shared with the cities for their input. ITN-BUET organized an online orientation workshop on 17th August 2022 to orient the cities on City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS) and discuss the tool and associated queries in detail.

August 17, 2022

Laboratories are capacitated with personnel to perform fecal sludge testing

ITN-BUET in collaboration with Department of Civil Engineering, BUET has organized a three-day long laboratory training on Fecal Sludge & Wastewater Parameter Analysis for laboratory personnel. The training was held during 2-4 July 2022 at the Fecal Sludge Reference Laboratory established at the Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, 3rd Floor of Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury Building, BUET.

July 04, 2022

Discussion with the Honorable Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation on Sanitation Service Delivery

UNICEF and ITN-BUET visited Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) officials on 19th June, 2022 to discuss the prospects of promoting the CWIS approach for addressing the sanitation situation in the city. The Honorable Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation, A.H.M. Khairuzzaman (Liton), hosted the team.

June 19, 2022

Enhancing capacity to ensure sanitation workers’ health and safety in emergency settings

OXFAM and UNHCR, with the technical support from ITN-BUET, organized two batches of Training of Trainers (ToT) courses on Occupational Health and Safety for FSM Workers on June 15 and June 16, 2022, at Long Beach Hotel, Cox’s Bazar.

June 16, 2022

The strategic partnership between ITN-BUET and the Municipal Association of Bangladesh

ITN-BUET and MAB signed the strategic partnership agreement to promote the CWIS approach in the urban sanitation initiatives in Bangladesh by adopting and mainstreaming the learning from each other’s existing programs.

June 14, 2022

Road to CWIS Mentor Cities: Workshop with Practitioners

The CWIS CB Hub aims to support potential cities with CWIS/FSM showcasing areas to establish them as CWIS mentor cities. These cities will work as learning centers to build the capacity of other cities through different learning-sharing programs. Representatives from sector partners sat together to identify the appropriate mechanism to assess the potentialities of cities to become mentors in a workshop organized by ITN-BUET. The event was held on June 12, 2022.

June 12, 2022